Colorado Mesa University, Walter A. Kelley Herbarium (MESA)

The Walter Almond Kelley herbarium at Colorado Mesa University contains over 5,000 specimens, primarily from western Colorado and eastern Utah. It was founded in 1978.

Contacts: Stephen Stern,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: ac7b0f18-a698-4d9e-a342-ad715b459e6d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Colorado Mesa University
Colorado Mesa University
Department of Biological Sciences
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, Colorado   81501-3122
Collection Statistics
  • 7,169 specimen records
  • 6,321 (88%) georeferenced
  • 6,086 (85%) with images (6,812 total images)
  • 7,013 (98%) identified to species
  • 124 families
  • 650 genera
  • 1,998 species
  • 2,301 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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